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Just in: it is being reported that multiple people have been shot at a Harris County, TX college. Early reports suggest that the gunman is in custody. More to come as available...

2:11 PM EST: MSNBC is reporting that Lone Star College North Harris Campus is the location of the shooting. The campus is under lockdown.

UPDATE: Sorry, I didn't realize that there's a limit on the update function. I'll update the body from here on out.

2:25 PM EST: KPRC is reporting that one gunman is in custody and police are searching for a second suspect. Facebook accounts suggest 3 people were shot, while authorities are not confirming.

2:34 PM EST: KPRC is reporting that multiple witnesses say that the shooting was a result of an argument in the library, where 2 people fought and then pulled guns on one another and began firing.

2:39 PM EST: MSNBC reporting 3 or 4 shot, one in custody, one person possibly being treated for a heart attack. Some indication that this is gang related. Again, authorities are not confirming.

2:42 PM EST: CNN has Harris County College's Jed Young, Exec. Director of Comm., who released the following information: The call began at 12:31 CST, and was reportedly between 2 individuals. 2 students appear to have been caught in the crossfire. Police believe the situation is under control. One shooter was shot and is in custody. One shooter fled the campus.

2:53 PM EST: In case any Houston-area parents are reading, local Harris County schools are under security precautions, and will be delaying dismissal today.

3:00 PM EST: Police reporting 3 people are injured, and 1 is in custody. No mention about the reported heart attack.

3:37 PM EST: I need to step away to finish up some work for about an hour. I'll check back in as soon as I can. In the meantime, if any news breaks, please feel free to add it in the comments and I'll update it when I'm back in front of a TV and computer. Thanks for your help thus far, and please... keep it civil in an emotionally-difficult time.

11:18 AM PT: KHOU Link to the story... http://www.khou.com/...

11:18 AM PT: Houston Chronicle link to story: http://www.chron.com/...

11:18 AM PT: Houston Chronicle link to story: http://www.chron.com/...

11:20 AM PT: NBC Affiliate WPTV site: http://www.wptv.com/...


Originally posted to newinfluence on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 11:09 AM PST.

Also republished by Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA), Shut Down the NRA, and Houston Area Kossacks.

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